What if You Said How You Truly Feel?

By: Amy Maricle What if you said how you truly feel instead of hiding, denying, or avoiding your emotions? I know that saying how you really feel can be scary, but with a little practice, you may find that emotional authenticity has some profound effects in your life....

Four Ways to Turn Resolutions into Realities

By: Amy Maricle Why Do Resolutions So Often Fail? Some people find New Year’s resolutions a helpful way to focus on changes, but for many of us they are an exercise in humility and failure. Forget big, sweeping changes, the January 1st commitment, and resolving to do...

5 Reasons Art Therapy Might Be for You

By: Amy Maricle Are you thinking about art therapy as an option for yourself or a loved one? It’s important to do some research both about the approach and the therapist you are considering. Getting the right “fit” can make the difference between meeting your goals or...

The Art Therapist’s Art

By: Amy Maricle People often ask whether I use art in my personal life. I do! In fact, I use it in a number of different ways: To create beauty – I want to make something beautiful that makes me feel proud To pray – Focusing on nature in art connects me to something...